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Childhood obesity follow-up 2019 inquiry


The Health and Social Care Committee will be following up on its inquiry (Childhood obesity: Time for action), and its predecessor’s work (Childhood obesity: brave and bold action and Childhood obesity: follow-up) by holding an evidence session on childhood obesity.

Terms of reference

The committee invites submissions on the following areas:

  • Assessments of the Government’s progress in introducing measures to tackle childhood obesity
  • Views on the next steps that the Government should take

Reports, special reports and government responses

No reports or special reports published.

Oral evidence transcripts

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29 October 2019
Inquiry Childhood obesity follow-up 2019 inquiry
Witnesses Professor Dame Sally Davies, Former Chief Medical Officer, Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England, Dr Alison Tedstone, Chief Nutritionist, Public Health EnglandCaroline Cerney, Alliance Lead, Obesity Health Alliance, Professor Susan Jebb, Professor of Diet and Population Health, University of OxfordNigel Adams MP, Minister for Sport, Media and Creative Industries, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Jo Churchill MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health and Social Care, Jenny Oldroyd, Deputy Director, Obesity, Food and Nutrition, Department of Health and Social Care, Viscount Younger, Minister for Faith and Communities, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Andrew McCully, Director General for Early Years and Schools, Department for Education
Oral Evidence
ShareAction (COF0045)
Appetite and Obesity Research Group, University of Liverpool (COF0028)
Foundation for Liver Research (COF0004)

Other publications

No other publications published.

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  • Address: Health and Social Care Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA